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Melissa Arbaugh

Dr. Melissa Arbaugh is a board-certified surgical specialist in Santa Cruz with a special interest in soft tissue surgery.

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Santa Cruz Veterinarian

Melissa Arbaugh - DVM, MS, DACVS

Dr. Arbaugh obtained her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Oregon State University in 2008. She then completed a small animal medicine and surgery internship at Sonora Veterinary Specialists in Phoenix, Arizona.

Dr. Arbaugh completed her small animal surgical residency and Master’s degree in Clinical Sciences at Colorado State University in 2012. She became board certified in 2014.

Prior to joining PSCVS, Dr. Arbaugh was in private specialty practice in Arizona and the bay area of California. Dr. Arbaugh enjoys all aspects of small animal surgery, but has a particular interest in soft tissue surgery.

In her spare time, she enjoys spending time outdoors with family and friends, being at the beach, and watching the antics of her own dogs and cats.

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Pacific & Santa Cruz Veterinary Specialists is always accepting new patients! Our experienced vets are passionate about restoring good health to Santa Cruz companion animals. We are open 24/7 to provide your pet with care, whenever they need us.

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